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Sweetness Hybrid Sweet Corn (sy)

Best-Tasting Early Variety!
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  • 39792
  • pkt of approx. 250 seeds
  • $8.99
  • 39793
  • 1/2 lb of seeds
  • $29.99

Sweetness Hybrid Sweet Corn (sy)

A drastic improvement in eating quality over older early varieties such as Northern Extra-Sweet Bicolor. Excellent emergence, plant vigor and protective husk. Produces 8-in. ears with solid tip fill. A real standout for eating fresh as well as for canning or freezing. 68 DAYS.
Product Details
  • FormUpright
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height72 inches.
  • Spread1 - 1 1/2 ft
  • Spacing10-12" plant spacing.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual
  • FoliageGreen, strap-like foliage.
  • ColorBicolor- white & yellow kernels
  • FruitBicolor. 8" ear length. 1.8" ear diameter. 16 rows of kernels.
  • Germination4 - 7 days in 85 degree soil temperature.
  • Soil RequirementsNeeds deep, well-drained, fertile soil, pH 6.0 to 6.8 and consistent moisture.
  • Seed CountPacket has approximately 250 seeds and sows a 50 ft row, 1/2 lb has approximately 960 seeds and sows a 200 ft row.
  • PruningNot necessary to remove suckers (side sprouts growing from the base of the plant).
  • PollinatorSynergistic type. To avoid cross pollination, separate blocks of individual varieties by at least 500 ft. or plant so they tassel at different times. Plants are in pollination mode for 2-3 weeks from time of tassel.
  • CommentsHas excellent emergence and vigor. Produces nice ear with solid tip fill. Stand out eating quality. Sturdy plant, excellent emergence and plant vigor, protective, attractive husk coverage.
  • Yield10 dozen ears per 100 foot row.
  • Botanical NameZea mays 'Sweetness'
  • Depth1 - 2 inches deep.
  • Days To Maturity68 days

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